I felt like being your puppy love,
so I hardened my heart and approached you.
I felt like being the one you think about
after you first wake up
from a terrific dream
or a horrific nightmare,
so I learned how to listen.
But you, you won’t speak.
We are like the chambers of the human heart,
always there for each other,
You said you wanted someone patient,
so I waited until the stars asked-
my, how long you’ve been waiting there…
and turned phlegmatic.
You said you wanted someone new
so I waited too.
OH. WAIT. YOU NEVER TOLD ME THAT.
I had to figure out that
you wanted, needed